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Project Management practice questions

Project Management Practice questions Multiple choice practice questions Practice questions to study for a test Attached you will find practice questions in multiple choice format that will help me study for my up and coming test. Please help me complete these practice questions so that I can start studying the responses

Production Management

During an argument as to the merits of preventive maintenance at Windsor Printers, the company owner asked why fix it before it breaks how would you, as the director of maintenance, respond. 200-300 words

(Managerial decision making) Assume that you are part of a mediation team that has been brought in to help overcome an impasse between negotiators who are deliberating the use of embryonic stem cells for a research project.

Assume that you are part of a mediation team that has been brought in to help overcome an impasse between negotiators who are deliberating the use of embryonic stem cells for a research project. The decision makers are polarized along ethical and religious lines. Since this is a potentially emotional issue, what would you do in

Flow chart and improvements in quality

A catalog order-filling process for personalized printed products can be described as follows: Telephone orders are taken over a 12-hour period each day. Orders are collected from each person at the end of the day and checked for errors by the supervisor of the phone department, usually the following morning. Depending on h

Preparing a production budget.

Mountain High makes and sells specialty mountain bikes. On June 30, the company had 50 bikes in finished goods inventory. The company's policy is to maintain a bike inventory of 5 percent of the next month's sales. The company expects the following sales activity for the third quarter of the year: (see attachment) What is

Information Systems Project Be Managed

Can an information systems project be managed? Or is the IT environment (and its connection to business) so complex and chaotic that any success is more a matter of luck than management skill?

Kurt's Kabinets: Calculate the operating cash flow for a project

Kurt's Kabinets is looking at a project that will require $80,000 in fixed assets and another $20,000 in net working capital. The project is expected to produce sales of $110,000 with associated costs of $70,000. The project has a 4-year life. The company uses straight-line depreciation to a zero book value over the life of the

Determing Payback

9) Stewart associates is considering a project that has the following cash flow data. what is the project's payback? Year Cash flow 0 (1,000) 1 300 2 310 3 320 4 330

Compute the total direct cost for each project duration

I am stuck on this... Assume the network and data that follow. Compute the total direct cost for each project duration. If the indirect costs for each project duration are $400 (19 time units), $350 (18), $300 (17), $25 (16) compute the total project cost for each duratin. Plot the total direct, indirect and project costs for

Project management techniques

Apply critical chain scheduling principles to following, draw a CCPM network diagram and a Gantt chart. Revise the estimated time durations by 50% except round up the odd durations (ie. 3 becomes 4). Draw a CCPM network diagram and a Gantt Chart. How would these diagrams differ from the ones generated using traditional schedu

Discussion questions

I want to answer the following questions to incorporate in my final paper. I need about 200 words per question with at least one reference per question. Thank you for your help: 1. What are the steps that an organization must follow to implement a TQM program? What is the role of top management and middle management in each

Market value of non-cash assets, unlevered equity

1) John is a successful logistical services firm that currently has $5 billion in cash. John has decided to use this cash to repurchase shares from its investors, and has already announced the stock repurchase plan. Currently John is an all equity firm with 1.25 billion shares outstanding. John's shares are currently trading at

Management of Telecommunications project life cycle model; disaster impact

After the Pre-project feasibility phase, the Telecommunications project lifecycle model identifies six steps. What are these steps? Briefly describe each. Where is management approval required in the steps? A business disaster takes place when, despite the implementation of good disaster prevention procedures, normal busines

I need help with excel spread sheet.

In this project, you will open the workbook and add a column chart to show how expenses were divided. To view these instructions while you work in Excel, do either of the following: Print this page of instructions or move back and forth between this page and Excel by clicking each application's button on the Windows taskbar.

Project Management Risks

? What types of risks are inherent in a project? Where do they originate? Can they be mitigated? Explain how. What are the consequences of ignoring a conflict within a project team?

Project Budgets

What is the function of a project budget? Explain the difference between a cost account budget and a time phased budget? Why is it important to include management contingency in a project budget and how you would calculate the amount of contingency needed?

Your firm purchased machinery with a 7-year MACRS life for $10 million. The project, however, will end after 5 year. If the equipment can be sold for $4.5 million at the completion of the project, and your firm's tax rate is 35 percent, what is the after-tax cash flow from the sale of machinery?

Your firm purchased machinery with a 7-year MACRS life for $10 million. The project, however, will end after 5 year. If the equipment can be sold for $4.5 million at the completion of the project, and your firm's tax rate is 35 percent, what is the after-tax cash flow from the sale of machinery?

Production Management

Prepare the case for an optimistic sales manager who suggests that you should move ahead with the FMS now. 250-350 words APA

(Production Management)

Read the Case Study "ROCHESTER MANUFACTURING CORPORATION" . Using 450-750 words APA , answer the questions As a production manager for RMC, what do you recommend? Why?

Production Management

Identify the competitive advantage of an organization at which you work or have worked (or an organization with which you are familiar). Describe how the organization's managers maintain competitive advantage and stay ahead of the competition 200-250 words